Adult Literacy Service

The Adult Literacy Service provides free and confidential group classes and one-to-one tuition for adults who wish to improve their reading, writing, spellings, maths or basic computer skills.

Classes are part-time and are provided by trained tutors in a friendly and informal atmosphere.  Classes are available throughout Laois and Offaly.  We provide a mixture of daytime and evening classes.

We offer the following courses:

  •     Reading, writing and spelling courses
  •     Basic numeracy courses
  •     Basic computer courses
  •     Driver Theory classes
  •     Workplace learning courses
  •     Family learning courses
  •     English for Speakers of Other Languages

We also offer accreditation (certified qualifications) in:

  •    QQI modules, Levels 1-4
  •     Junior Certificate English and Maths
  •     Leaving Certificate English and Maths



Laois Adult Literacy Service Offaly Adult Literacy Service


Ann Shields Marina O’Malley


085 8760327  (057) 9349444



LOETB Information Hub,
Unit 1, Lyster Square, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

Tullamore FET Centre,
Castle Buildings, Tara Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

The Adult Literacy programme is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.

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